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First for UECC

September 30 - September 30 - United European Car Carriers (UECC) has taken delivery of the world's first LNG dual-fuel pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) from the NACKS shipyard in Nantong, China.
Views: 1366
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New chairman at Jurong

September 30 - September 30 - Jurong Port has appointed Ng Chee Keong as its new chairman effective October 1, 2016.
Views: 1520
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Downturn sees Hansa shift focus

September 30 - September 30 - Hansa Heavy Lift is responding to difficult market conditions by focusing on specialised transport and installation projects, rather than bread-and-butter project shipments.
Views: 1907
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Bahri looks to US expansion

September 30 - September 30 - Bahri intends to develop and expand its business in the American market, with the opening of a second US office in Houston, Texas.
Views: 1997
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"K" Line denies bankruptcy allegations

September 29 - September 29 - Japanese shipping major Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (“K” Line) has issued a statement that dismisses claims that it is facing bankruptcy.
Views: 121
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New CEO for Baltic Exchange

September 29 - September 29 - The Baltic Exchange Limited (Baltic Exchange) has named Mark Jackson as its next ceo.
Views: 1537
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Six shipping lines raided in South Africa

September 29 - September 29 - South Africa's Competition Commission has conducted a search and seizure operation at the premises of six cargo shipping companies operating in the Western Cape and Kwazulu-Natal provinces.
Views: 1710
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Hanjin Shipping: sale just one option

September 28 - September 28 - Reports in the international business media suggest that the South Korean court that is overseeing Hanjin Shipping's receivership process is considering multiple means of rehabilitating the world's seventh-largest container shipping line, w
Views: 1456
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SAL in Damen delivery

September 28 - September 28 - SAL Heavy Lift's Svenja has departed from Ha Long Bay, Vietnam, loaded with 14 Damen Stan pontoons and tugs destined for Rotterdam.
Views: 1562
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Bahri secures Qualship 21 accreditation

September 27 - September 27 - Saudi Arabia headquartered shipping line Bahri has been enrolled into the United States Coast Guard's (USCG) Qualship 21 programme.
Views: 1291
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Blue Water secures third TCO contract

September 26 - September 26 - Oil exploration company Tengizchevroil (TCO) has exercised an option for two additional module carrier vessels (MCVs) for its TCO FGP project in Kazakhstan.
Views: 2021
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AN-22 back in business

September 23 - September 23 - Antonov's renewed AN-22 aircraft has flown a coil reel from Zurich, Switzerland to Abu Dhabi in the UAE for DB Schenker subsidiary Karpeles Flight Services on behalf of Hyundai.
Views: 1363
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"K" Line considers 'drastic structural reform'

September 23 - September 23 - In its 2016 report, "K" Line has said that its heavy lift shipping business, which is conducted by SAL Heavy Lift, is "striving to improve earnings by implementing various cost-cutting measures in addition to pursuing efficient fleet alloca
Views: 122
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Optimarin submits BWT system for US approval

September 22 - September 22 - Norwegian ballast water treatment (BWT) specialist Optimarin has become the first supplier to submit an application for type approval to the United States Coast Guard (USCG).
Views: 1141
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Return cargo contract at Everett

September 22 - September 22 - Forest Marketing Enterprises (Formark) has been working with Eastern Car Liner (ECL) to deliver logs from the Port of Everett to Japan.
Views: 923
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Reduced income for marine cargo insurers

September 22 - September 22 - The International Union of Maritime Insurers (IUMI) said that global cargo premiums fell by 9 percent between 2014 and 2015 to USD15.8 billion.
Views: 1519
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PrimoCargo engines ahead

September 21 - September 21 - PrimoCargo has coordinated the transport of four diesel generator engine sets, weighing 125 tonnes each, from Frederikshavn in Denmark to Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Views: 1037
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Drydock sails with ZOMC

September 21 - September 21 - ZPMC-OTL Marine Contractor (ZOMC) has transported an 883 ft x 174 ft (269 m x 53 m) drydock - dubbed Ex-Machinist (AFDB-8) - from Guam in Micronesia to Shanghai, China on board its heavy transport vessel Zhen Hua 28.
Views: 1916
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Gebrüder Weiss opens in Izmir

September 21 - September 21 - Gebrüder Weiss has expanded its presence in Turkey with the opening of a new office in Izmir.
Views: 1376
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ABC adds Seattle flights

September 21 - September 21 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has launched twice-weekly Boeing 747 freighter services from Moscow, Russia to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in the USA.
Views: 1246
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Logistics Plus moves tank quartet

September 21 - September 21 - Logistics Plus has coordinated the delivery of four 1,038-tonne gas tanks from Ulsan, South Korea to Portland in Oregon, USA.
Views: 1589
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Ro-ro growth in Abu Dhabi

September 20 - September 20 - Abu Dhabi Ports achieved a 4 percent year-on-year increase in ro-ro volumes handled in the first half of 2016.
Views: 1278
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Sarens wins record contract

September 20 - September 20 - Sarens has been awarded what it claims is the largest contract in its history by Tengizchevroil (TCO) for its Future Growth Project and Wellhead Pressure Management Project (FGP-WPMP) in Kazakhstan.
Views: 2442
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GPA names McCarthy

September 19 - September 19 - The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has appointed Ed McCarthy as its new chief operating officer.
Views: 1419
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GTA orders huge crawler

September 16 - September 16 - Indonesia's GTA Construction has ordered a second LR 11350 crawler crane to its fleet.
Views: 1907
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Faymonville enters Japan

September 16 - September 16 - Belgian trailer manufacturer Faymonville has delivered its first vehicle to Japan - a six-axle MultiMAX semi low loader.
Views: 986
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Chipolbrok makes C. Steinweg call

September 16 - September 16 - Chipolbrok's multipurpose vessel Chipolbrok Cosmos has become the first ship to call at its new terminal in Hamburg - C. Steinweg (Süd-West Terminal).
Views: 1162
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Indiana holds 14th logistics event

September 16 - September 16 - The 2016 Indiana Logistics Summit will take place at the Indiana Convention Centre in Indianapolis from November 16-17.
Views: 1444
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GAC delivers rescue boat

September 16 - September 16 - Shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC has delivered a rigid inflatable boat (RIB) to the Hellenic Rescue Team (HRT) for use in Greek waters surrounding the islands of Lesbos and Samos.
Views: 1482
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'Diverse' cargo mix for St Lawrence Seaway

September 15 - September 15 - The Great Lakes St Lawrence Seaway recorded a slight year-on-year uptick in cargo traffic in August, as it continues to see a diversified mix of cargoes moving through its ports.
Views: 1487
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More moves for PCN members

September 15 - September 15 - Turk Logistics and Heavy Transport - member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Bahrain - has signed an agreement to become Gulf Air's cargo sales agent, and been awarded a logistics services contract by Olayan Kimberly Clark Bahrain.
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TBM moves with Hydra-Slide

September 15 - September 15 - Yu Sin Engineering has used a Hydra-Slide HT300 skidding system to move a tunnel boring machine (TBM) underground for a major subway infrastructure project in Singapore.
Views: 1483
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Antonov cuts Russian ties

September 14 - September 14 - According to reports in the Ukrainian media, Antonov has confirmed that it has severed all ties with Russian enterprises, including its long-term partner Volga-Dnepr Airlines.
Views: 1214
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Silk Way adds new Boeing

September 14 - September 14 - Silk Way West Airlines has taken delivery of its fourth Boeing 747-8 freighter.
Views: 1183
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Nyrstar receives record component

September 14 - September 14 - Geodis' industrial projects division has worked together with AAL to deliver a large electrostatic precipitator module to Nyrstar's smelting facility in Port Pirie, South Australia.
Views: 1046
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RollDock Sun wraps up Gorgon work

September 13 - September 13 - DB Schenker has bid farewell to RollDock's semi-submersible vessel RollDock Sun, after more than four years of work on the Gorgon LNG project in Western Australia.
Views: 1600
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LM-100J production makes progress

September 13 - September 13 - Production of the first LM-100J commercial freighter is making significant progress at Lockheed Martin's facility in the USA.
Views: 1117
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Daher in Kenyan power delivery

September 13 - September 13 - Daher is organising transport and logistics services for electrical substation equipment built by Siemens as part of the Lake Turkana wind power project in Kenya.
Views: 1332
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Wangfoong delivers to CPCS

September 12 - September 12 - Wangfoong Transportation has completed its logistics services for Cathay Pacific Catering Service's (CPCS) phase II expansion project at Hong Kong International Airport.
Views: 1304
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OHL becomes Geodis

September 8 - September 8 - After being acquired by Geodis in 2015, Ozburn-Hessey Logistics (OHL) has now been fully rebranded under the Geodis name.
Views: 1672
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Petrasco ships to Caspian

September 8 - September 8 - Petrasco Energy Logistics has coordinated the transport of subsea blowout preventers from the USA to the Caspian Sea.
Views: 1627
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Smart delivers Turkish plant

September 7 - September 7 - Turkish project logistics provider Smart Logistics has coordinated the delivery of 4,000 cu m of equipment for a cement plant in Söke, Izmir.
Views: 1114
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LOC in offshore wind first

September 6 - September 6 - London Offshore Consultants (LOC) in South Korea has been appointed the marine warranty surveying service provider for the Tamra wind farm project off the coast of Jeju Island.
Views: 1289
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Platetrade delivers Paraguay plant

September 6 - September 6 - Platetrade Argentina and Platetrade Paraguay have worked together to coordinate the shipment of a cement plant from China to Puerto Seguro in Paraguay.
Views: 911
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AN-225 back in production

September 5 - September 5 - The world's largest freighter aircraft - the Antonov AN-225 - will be put back into production following an agreement signed by Antonov Company and Aerospace Industry Corporation of China (AICC).
Views: 938
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GAC rings the changes

September 2 - September 2 - Integrated logistics, shipping and marine services provider, GAC Group, has made a swathe of managerial changes.
Views: 1874
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IT makes for safer and greener shipping

September 2 - September 2 - Höegh Autoliners is currently adding new pure car and truck carriers (PCTC) to its fleet, which are fitted with advanced information technology (IT) systems.
Views: 1238
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WWPC duo moves cement mill

September 2 - September 2 - BNSF Logistics' global project centre in Houston coordinated the transportation of a cement mill from Europe to Africa.
Views: 1508
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NorSea makes offshore wind commitment

September 1 - September 1 - NorSea Group has established an offshore wind company in Denmark, NSG Wind, which it says will provide a full range of industry services.
Views: 1163
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AAL delivers power to Egypt

September 1 - September 1 - Modules for a heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) destined for the Beni Suef power plant in Egypt have been loaded on board AAL's heavy lift ship AAL Dalian in South Korea.
Views: 1688
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Vancouver receives Fednav first

September 1 - September 1 - The Port of Vancouver USA has welcomed the cargo ship Federal Iris on its maiden voyage to the USA.
Views: 866
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GPLN to meet in Dubai

September 1 - September 1 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) is holding its next annual general meeting at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Dubai from April 21-23, 2017.
Views: 1051

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